|Name||Basics of Water Chemistry and Microbiology|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Environmental Engineering and Management|
|Faculty||Department of General Chemical Engineering|
|Academic staff||Daina Kalniņa|
|Credit points||4.0 (6.0 ECTS)|
The course provides an introduction to basic principles of water chemistry and microbiology. The course is envisaged for environmental engineering and science students with one year of university level chemistry.The course summarizes important aspects from various areas of water chemistry, it brings into focus those aspects of chemistry that are particularly valuable for solving water engineering problems and will serve as basis in all the common phases of environmental engineering practice..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of water chemistry and microbiology. Graduates will be able to analyze chemical and microbiological quality of water. After finishing this course, the students will have a better insight into the causes of various water pollution and cleanup problems.|
Student is able to analyze results of water analysis - Form of assignment: Test.
Criteria: Ability to process and to verify the results of water analysis
Student is able to critically assess water technological properties - Form of assignment: Laboratory practices. Criteria: Student is able to predict water stability
Student is able to detect water pollution - Form of assignment: Laboratory practices. Criteria: Student is able to detect water pollution
Student understand why and how the water chemistry and microbiology is important for the environment, technology and human health. - Form of assignment: Final exam.
|Course prerequisites||Basic knowledges in chemistry.|